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The cathedral, for all its soaring loftiness, is just one room. But the Casernes
Dessalines, named after the revolutionary hero, is not just a barracks. It houses a
hospital, a prison, even a movie theater. Legend has it that the Casernes houses
Manigat had made the mistake of relying on an unpredictable force: Colonel Paul
. Paul was a loyal officer, certainly, but loyal to one ideal only, and that ideal was
a strong and united Casernes Dessa- lines, under his command. Ever since his ...
By six that morning, Paul had convinced Avril to come over from the palace to the
Casernes to negotiate. A few hours later, the Colonel appeared on the front steps
of the palace with Namphy and Avril for a public ceremony announcing the ...
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The rainy season: Haiti since DuvalierUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This welcome interpretation of Haiti provides many insights into a country that few North Americans understand. Wilentz, a journalist, captures the complex cultural ambience and mystery of domestic ... Read full review